Soon, the ring will be ablaze with hot sumo action!

Earlier today, the official Hinomaru Zumō anime website updated with a new key visual, as well as the major voice cast members.

We break the details down below.

Key Visual

The image features the main characters standing proud, as a fire rages before them. A scene of Hinomaru Ushio squaring off against an opponent can be seen in the background.

Hinomaru Zumo Key Visual

Cast

The series will star the following:

  • Hinomaru Ushio: Atsushi Abe
  • Shinya Ozeki: Fukushi Ochiai
  • Yūma Gojō: Kentarō Kumagai
  • Chihiro Kunisaki: Takuya Satō
  • Kei Mitsuhashi: Ayumu Murase
  • Kirihito Tsuji: Takuma Terashima

A visual featuring the characters was also revealed, which you can check out below.

Hinomaru Zumo Character Visual

Hinomaru Zumō hits Japanese TV in October.

Yasutaka Yamamoto (Servant × Service, Actually, I Am…) is directing the series at Gonzo, with Kōnosuke Uda (Days, One Piece) serving as chief director. Kii Tanaka (Donten ni Warau Gaiden: Ketsubetsu, Yamainu no Chikai, Cheating Craft) is providing character design for the project.

Kawada’s Hinomaru Zumō manga launched in the pages of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in May 2014. The ongoing series currently spans 20 volumes, with the most recent hitting retailers on May 2. Volume 21 will ship to stores on August 30.

Source: Comic Natalie